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Jody Watley

She's an innovative music maker, a style-forging pioneer: since the mid-90s, Grammy-winning multi-talented Jody Watley has led the way as an entrepreneur working in the independent music world as one of the few already-established female best-selling artists to produce, create and own her recordings. Known for combining beauty and style as integral... See full bio »

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Mystery Men
Mystery Men Disco Girl
Jody Watley: Real Love
White Men Can't Jump


Hide Hide Show Show Actress (27 credits)
 2015 Jody Watley: Dancer (Video short)
 2014 Jody Watley: Nightlife (Video short)
 2008 Jody Watley: A Beautiful Life (Video short)
 2006 Jody Watley: Borderline (Video short)
 1999 Mystery Men
Disco Girl
 1997 Jody Watley: Off the Hook (Video short)
 1995 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series)
Musical Guest
- Episode #3.369 (1995) ... Musical Guest
 1995 Jody Watley: Affection (Video short)
 1992 Jody Watley: I'm the One You Need (Video short)
 1991 Jody Watley: I Want You (Video short)
 1990 Jody Watley: Precious Love (Video short)
 1990 Jody Watley: After You, Who? (Video short)
 1989 Jody Watley: Everything (Video short)
 1989 Jody Watley: Real Love (Video short)
Jody Watley
 1988 Jody Watley: Most of All (Video short)
 1988 Jody Watley: Some Kind of Lover (Video short)
Jody Watley
 1987 Jody Watley: Don't You Want Me (Video short)
 1987 Jody Watley: Still a Thrill (Video short)
 1982 Bananas (TV Series)
- Episode #1.9 (1982) ... Singer (as Shalamar)
 1980 Soul Train (TV Series)
- Shalamar/Gap Band (1980) ... Guest (as Shalamar)
Show Show Soundtrack (12 credits)
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Show Show Director (3 credits)
Show Show Self (40 credits)
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Other Works:

Album: "Jody Watleyl". Includes the #1 hit "Looking For A New Love", also "Don't You Want Me" and "Some Kind Of Lover" See more »

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2 Interviews | 4 Articles | 10 Pictorials | See more »

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5' 7" (1.7 m)

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Personal Quote:

I wanted to be a singer when I was 5 years old. But when I was making a new album - kind of before, I listened to a lot of music from the 1970s and everything and every time I listen to albums that Marvin Gaye was going on, a lot of his records--like Stevie Wonder and Isaac Hayes, and I was thinking about the kind of music that James Brown was kind of making, not just to get up and do your thing,... See more »


Currently promoting the release of critically acclaimed "The Makeover" International Edition, released via Avitone/ADA-Global See more »

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